Frances Cartwright



My experience

After graduating from Loughborough University with a degree in Accounting and Financial Management, I joined Whitley Stimpson. I qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2018.

I have extensive experience working with all sizes of businesses from Owner Managed SME’s right up to doing work on the firm’s largest clients.

Describe what you do at Whitley Stimpson

I am a local director at Whitley Stimpson and manage a team in our Banbury office.

I look after a varied portfolio of mostly SME’s spanning differing sectors. I take care of all the compliance issues for my clients – enabling them to get on with running their businesses. As well as making sure clients are tax compliant, I work with them to make sure they are structuring their affairs in the most tax efficient way. I also prepare the monthly management accounts for the firm’s largest client – making sure that the directors have up to date financial information at their fingertips.

I’m proud of my team. Between us we deliver a top-class service to our clients, constantly looking at ways we can add value. We really get to know our clients and as a result, they involve us in the wider financial issues they need support with.

Why Whitley Stimpson?

Whitley Stimpson is renowned for being an excellent training provider to aspiring accountants, ensuring our staff are well equipped to provide the best possible service to clients.

Employees are encouraged to expand their knowledge and expertise by seeking out training courses covering areas of interest. We also have regular in-house training courses to constantly develop ourselves. Whitley Stimpson is dedicated to providing staff with the tools needed to excel at their job.

We are a close-knit firm with a wealth of experience and expertise.

What matters to you?

I believe that having the right balance of colleague support and individual responsibility is essential for career development. Whilst being a friendly and team-oriented workplace, Whitley Stimpson also provides opportunities to staff at all levels to continually learn, improve and progress within the firm.

Maintaining a healthy work/life balance is also important to me, so I can enjoy time with my young family whilst still pursuing my career.